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A Russian Diary

A Russian Diary

Author: Anna Politkovskaya
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A Russian Diary is the book that Anna Politkovskaya had recently completed when she was murdered in a contract killing in Moscow. Covering the period from the Russian parliamentary elections of December 2003 to the tragic aftermath of the Beslan school siege in late 2005, A Russian Diary is an unflinching record of the plight of millions of Russians and a pitiless report on the cynicism and corruption of Vladimir Putin
"Suppression of freedom of speech, of expression, reaches its savage ultimate in the murder of a writer. Anna Politkovskaya refused to lie in her work; her murder is a ghastly act, and an attack on world literature."
-Nadine Gordimer
"Like all great investigative reporters, Anna Politkovskaya brought forward human truths that rewrote the official story. We will continue to read her, and learn from her, for years."
-Salman Rushdie
"It is a blow to the entire democratic, independent press. It is a grave crime against the country, against all of us."
-Mikhail Gorbachev
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General Fields

  • : 9781846550461
  • : harvs
  • : harvs
  • : March 2007
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 272
  • : Anna Politkovskaya
  • : Paperback